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Table 1 High sensitivity and specificity of new western blot (WB) and PCR assays for the detection of simian foamy virus (SFV) in New World monkeys

From: Wide distribution and ancient evolutionary history of simian foamy viruses in New World primates

Family Scientific name Common name n WB Pos/PCR Pos WB Neg/PCR Neg WB Pos/PCR Neg WB Neg/PCR Pos
Atelidae Alouatta palliata Mantled howler 1 1 a
Alouatta seniculus sara Red howler 3 3
Ateles species Spider monkey 1 1
Ateles belzebuth hybridus Colombian brown spider 1 1
Ateles fusciceps robustus Brown-headed spider 5 3 2
Ateles geoffroyi Black-handed spider 17 15 2
Cebidae Aotus trivirgatus Northern gray-necked owl 10 0 10
Callithrix jacchus Common marmoset 10 1 9
Cebus albifrons White-fronted capuchin 3 3
Cebus apella Brown capuchin 28 24 2 2
Saguinus oedipus Cotton-top tamarin 10 0 10
Saimiri species Squirrel monkey 1 0 1
Saimiri boliviensis boliviensis Bolivian squirrel 6 3 3
Saimiri boliviensis peruviensis Peruvian squirrel 7 3 4
Saimiri sciureus Common squirrel monkey 1 1
Pitheciidae Cacajao rubicundus Red uakari 2 2
Pithecia pithecia White-faced saki 1 1
Total    107 61 (57 %) 43 (40.2 %) 2 (1.9 %) 1 (0.9 %)
  1. PCR testing using diagnostic primers to detect 141-bp polymerase sequences in genomic DNA specimens
  2. aDashes indicate an absence of specimen(s) with results in this category